Meetings were held once a month. They are arranged in the following order: minutes of the previous meeting, minutes of current meeting, agenda of current meeting, papers of current meeting.
Items addressed at every meeting are: the location of the meeting, attendees and apologies, matters arising, correspondence, Congress, membership matters, reports from committees, reports from national boards, use of the seal, membership numbers.
During 1960 the topics discussed by Council include:
Flood disaster at Frejus (1959 Malpasset dam break)
National Insurance Act 1959
Fleming memorial fund for medical research
Congratulations to Her Majesty the Queen on the birth of Prince Andrew
The death of Countess Mountbatten of Burma (Edwina), Vice-President of the RCN and the Edwina Mountbatten Trust
National Federation of Spiritual Healers
Legislation concerning medicinal substances
Founders Day 1961
Nurses and midwives Whitley council
Racial discrimination and apartheid
Indoor uniforms worn outdoors and cross infection
Causes and prevention of prostitution
The death of Dame Ellen Musson
This record relates to two separate sets of minutes: the original set is signed. This volume is kept in Store B.
The other set is a copy of the original, split into two volumes. One volume runs from 21 Jan to 19 May 1960, and the other from 21 Jul to 15 Dec 1960. These volumes are kept in Store A.